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Windows 7: I am on Windows 7 , if I upgrade to Win 8.1 will I loose my filesdata?

27 Oct 2015   #1
Masiku

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
I am on Windows 7 , if I upgrade to Win 8.1 will I loose my filesdata?

I am on Windows 7 , if I upgrade to Win 8.1 will I loose my files/data/pics/ installed games?


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27 Oct 2015   #2
Bongo

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When you upgrade you should not lose anything, but it's always a good idea to back up your data first before you proceed on to the upgrade.

Jerry
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27 Oct 2015   #3
Sven1458

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I would go a step further, make an image of your win 7 install. this way you can go back and try again if something goes wrong.
I would also make a separate backup of all user files.

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